Reviews

  • "A strong and memorable novel"

    Guardian
  • "It strikes deep inside the heart...The story is clean, clear, straight, the work of a mature imagination at full power...here is a book that will be celebrated for a long time"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "This is a trule astonishing novel... I finished Life & Times of Michael K in a state of elation, for all the misery and suffering it contains. I cannot recommend it highly enough"

    Evening Standard
  • "Beautifully written in a strong, plain, unpretentious style...distinguished by grim humour and powerful understatement"

    Sunday Express
  • "The quality of Coetzee's writing lies in his inner vision: dark, passionately compassionate, concerned with the nature of man"

    Financial Times